When there's a large group of friends, there will always be smaller ones within. Everyone feels equal but ohhhh.... it's all an illusion.
For a partner to belittle an individual and manipulate situations, words, and environments is confusing, authoritative, and downright abusive.
You can call it a sixth-sense, or maybe intuition, or a foreboding, but it's there. A gut clenching adrenaline surge that often triggers the fight or flight response in your body.